Tolls: Refusing to Listen to the Will of the People 1

Tolls: Refusing to Listen to the Will of the People

Democratic leaders were convinced they would finally bring tolls to Connecticut. They staked their reputation on it.  After all, they have total control of the…

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Broken Promises - Part 2

Broken Promises – Part 2

Yankee legend, Yogi Berra, once said “You‘ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.” Businesses and high wage earners are leaving…

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Broken Promises - Part 1 1

Broken Promises – Part 1

  Broken Promises – Part 1  “We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.” Abraham Lincoln The…

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Fixing Connecticut

Fixing Connecticut

CT has a serious problem. As America’s economy booms, CT continues to suffer.  Its financial woes have become cannon fodder for national news media and…

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Is Connecticut at a Tipping Point? 4

Is Connecticut at a Tipping Point?

Taxes are a necessary evil. They are the cost of running our government.  However, raising taxes too much ultimately reduces the total value received.  Many…

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Tolls, What's the Big Deal CT?

Tolls, What’s the Big Deal CT?

Some observers wonder why so many in Connecticut are making such a fuss over various proposals to install tolls. After all, most of us pass…

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Don't Mess With Our Kids' Education

Don’t Mess With Our Kids’ Education

Connecticut was once the envy of the country for its low costs (no state income tax), its top education and best quality of life. We…

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New Day or Groundhog Day? 1

New Day or Groundhog Day?

Great news! Punxsutawney Phil sees no shadow and predicates an early spring.  Connecticut has a new governor and General Assembly, putting the Democratic Party once…

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A Republican Vision for a Better Connecticut

Over the last few years, our politics have become polarized in a way that I’ve never seen and never would have expected. Civility, kind gestures or…

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